World Amateur Team and US Team East 2024


All prizes will be mailed out on or about March 19th. Please email with any questions.







Grandmasters Joel Benjamin, Alex Stripunsky, Leonid Yudasin, Elshan Moradiabadi, John Fedorowicz, Mackenzie Molner (Reigning NJ State Champion!), Alex Fishbein, Magesh Panchanathan, Michael Rohde, and Maxim Dlugy are all playing this year!

Event Information

A Heritage Event at the Parsippany Hilton in Parsippany, NJ

Saturday, February 17, 2024 – Monday, February 19, 2024

WORLD AMATEUR TEAM & U.S. TEAM EAST. 6SS, 40/100, SD/30 delay 5. Parsippany Hilton 1 Hilton Ct., Parsippany, N.J. 07054. Chess Rate valid until 1/17/24  see link to reserve room above or call 973-267-7373 or 1-800-HILTONS. Reserve early. Morris/Essex train to Morris Plains 1.5 miles. Open to 4-player teams with one optional alternate. Team average (4 highest ratings—2024 January Rating list used for ALL players no exceptions) must be under 2200. Teams rated over 2000 average no more than 1000 points between board 3 and 4. No more than two GMs on a team. Online registration opens Dec 1st. Advance registration only—no on-site registration.  

EF: $240 online only by 1/28/24 ALL-$290 after.—all teams, any changes at site or after 1/28/24—$30 charge.  ENTRY MAXIMUM IS 325 TEAMS. Enter early! Prizes: 1-5th Place teams, plaque and 4 digital clocks; Top Team (Denis Barry Award) U2100, 2000, 1900, 1800, 1700, 1600, 1500, 1400, 1300, 1200, 1000 each plaque and 4 Digital Clocks; Top college team (same school) 4 Digital Clocks & plaque; Top HS team (grades 9-12 same school), Top Middle School (grades 5-9 same school), Top Elementary School (grades K-6 same school), Top 2 Scholastic Teams (mixed schools okay) (Collins Award),  Mixed Doubles (2 males, 2 females-no alternates), Seniors (all players over age 50), Military, each plaque & 4 Digital Clocks to top team; Company Team (full time only same employer-non educational), Top Coaches (educational), Top team all female, Family (4 family members), State teams—CT, DE, MD, MA, NJ, NY (Benjamin Award), PA, VA, each plaque top team;  Special Plaque: Top Future team, (all players under age 10), Top Military College, Top Parent/Child (2 pairs, one parent, one child),  Best Player 1-4 and top alternate, All 6-0 scores each Digital clock. Biggest Individual upset each round Engraved Cross pen;   Entry fee refunded to team with Best “Chess related” name, Sunday night– Best “Chess Related costumes or gimmick”—1st-gourmet dinner for four. 2nd—Gourmet dinner for 4. Tournament Director NTD/IA : E Steven Doyle (49 years)   Rds. 1-7:30, 11-6, 9-3:30. Surprises and special give-aways each round.   Sunday night—Bughouse $25 per team. Cash prizes. HR: Hilton and Hampton limited availability as of 1/22/2024. Other local hotels available at market rate. For help forming teams and questions contact: NS, NC, W


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